6th Annual Skate Fest

Community 1st Credit Union will host the ?2018 C1st Skate Fest? September 29 at 11 a.m. in Ottumwa at the skate park near Market Street and the river front.

The 6th annual event feature skateboard, scooter and BMX competitions with local food vendors, music, games, giveaways and prizes.

Pro BMX riders from Milwaukee will perform stunts and sign souvenir photos.

The competitors will be sorted into four age groups: 11U, 12 to 14, 15-18 and 19-plus with judging based on style, consistency and type of tricks.

Participants are required to wear protective skating gear and helmets and will receive a Skate Fest t-shirt, while supplies last.

Registration is free and can be completed online at or the day of the event beginning at 10 a.m. The rain date for the event is Oct. 13.